D.3018.14 (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

Where: Antarctica (64.0° S, 58.3° W: paleocoordinates 67.5° S, 49.2° W)

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Kotick Point Formation (Gustav Group), Albian (113.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lithified mudstone

Size class: microfossils

• Other: Palynomorphs

Preservation: soft parts, original sporopollenin

Reposited in the BMNH

Collection methods: bulk, chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric,

Primary reference: M. E. Dettmann and M. R. A. Thomson. 1987. Cretaceous palynomorphs from the James Ross Island area, Antarctica - A pilot Study. British Antarctic Survey Bulletin (77)13-59 [C. Jaramillo/P. Santamarina/P. Santamarina]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 153432: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Patricio Santamarina on 16.12.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Fungi indet. Jahn and Jahn 1959
Hyphae and fruiting bodies
Pinopsida
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
 Pinales - Araucariaceae
 Pinales - Cheirolepidiaceae
 Pinales -
Foveogleicheniidites confossus
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Pteridopsida
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Trilites spp. Erdtman and Couper 1947
Polypodiaceoisporites elegans Archangelsky and Gamerro 1966
Cyathidites "sp. A" Couper 1953
Cyathidites australis Couper 1953
 Osmundales - Osmundaceae
Rugulatisporites "sp. A" Pflug and Thomson 1953
 Schizaeales - Schizaeaceae
Biretisporites "sp. A" Delcourt et al. 1963
 Gleicheniales - Gleicheniaceae
Ornamentifera "sp. A" Bolkhovitina 1966
 Cyatheales -
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Lycopsida
  -
  - Selaginellaceae
Densoisporites velatus Dettmann 1963
Neoraistrickia truncata Potonié 1956
Ceratosporites equalis Cookson and Dettmann 1958
  - Lycopodiaceae
Retitriletes austroclavatidites Döring et al. 1963
Staplinisporites caminus
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Bryopsida
  -
 Life -
Veryhachium spp. Deunff 1954 acritarcs
 Gymnospermophyta -
Alisporites similis Dettmann 1963
Alisporites grandis Dettmann 1963
 Peridiniales - Peridiniaceae
Palaeoperidinium cretaceum Lentin and Williams 1976
Dinophyceae
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Spiniferites ramosus Lentin and Williams 1973
 Gonyaulacales -
Chlamydophorella nyei Cookson and Eisenack 1958
 Gonyaulacales - Ceratiaceae
Muderongia tetracantha Alberti 1961
Odontochitina operculata Deflandre and Cookson 1955
 Gonyaulacales -
 Gonyaulacales - Areoligeraceae
Canningia "sp. A" Cookson and Eisenack 1960
from Morgan 1980
 Gonyaulacales - Gonyaulacaceae
Kiokansium polypes Below 1982
Omatia montgomeryi Cookson and Eisenack 1958
Oligosphaeridium pulcherrimum Davey and Williams 1966
Coronifera oceanica Cookson and Eisenack 1958
  - Palaeoperidinioideae
Chichaouadinium boydii Bujak and Davies 1983
  - Pareodiniaceae
Batioladinium micropodum Eisenack and Cookson 1960
Balmeiopsis limbatus
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Balmeiopsis limbatus Archangelsky 1977